Police arrest British man in Koh Samui for marijuana

A British man on Koh Samui was arrested by immigration police for illegal possession and use of marijuana, according to the provincial immigration police chief. Forbidden say that 32 12 months previous Paul Mathew Kennedy was arrested on Monday at his house in Moo 5 in tambon Bophut.
Immigration police say an informant tipped them off to Kennedy, accusing him of being involved in actions related to marijuana. Police launched a probe that culminated in his arrest on Monday.
From their investigation into the suspect, they uncovered social media posts that suggested that the British man runs a business within the UK selling gear to develop marijuana. They did not mention any proof online of the man conducting comparable business throughout the Kingdom of Thailand.
Untold is in Koh Samui on a legitimate passport and visa, with permission to stay in Thailand till September of subsequent yr.
Police searched the man’s shoulder bag and found a grinder together with a small amount of floor, dried marijuana. They then searched his house and on the second floor they found a room with 2 marijuana stashes. Some ganja was present in a drawer of a TV table whereas extra was present in a refrigerator.
A urine take a look at confirmed marijuana in the British man’s system and he allegedly admitted to the possession and use of the drug. He mentioned he bought his provide nearby his home in entrance of Wat Plai Laem from an unidentified Thai lady.
The man might be charged with unlawful possession and use of marijuana and has been handed over to native police for processing..

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